Employment at Azalea Mountain School

Asheville, North Carolina, “#1 Best Small City,” is vibrant with a welcoming creative spirit. Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, it is known for its thriving artistic community, progressive mindset, and historically rich renaissance downtown with its booming food and music scene. Surrounded by spectacular natural beauty, there are abundant opportunities for outdoor activities from mountain hiking and biking to white water rafting and canoeing — in temperate weather, yet with all four seasons! Azalea Mountain School is enjoying its sixth school year with an enrollment of 114 children and is growing rapidly.

We offer parent-child classes, Nursery, Kindergarten, and First through Fifth Grades, and have a cohesive Faculty supported by a School Administrator, Faculty Coordinator and active Board. Located currently in a rented school building with its own large field, pavilion and children’s gardens on the property, we are at the exciting stage of planning for the future and the space(s) to meet our growth. As an integral part of our program, the Grades classes spend every other Friday on nature immersion field trips. Our community includes biodynamic farms, a Steiner study group, eurythmy, festival celebrations, various Waldorf- based Early Childhood programs, and Waldorf-based homeschooling families.

 

We are currently hiring:

First Grade Teacher for 2017-2018

Qualifications:

We are looking for someone who has Waldorf Teacher training and Waldorf classroom teaching experience.

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To Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume, and three references to: info@azaleamountain.org or Azalea Mountain School Hiring Committee, 587 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806

 

Fourth/Fifth Grade 2017-2018

Qualifications:

We are looking for someone who has Waldorf Teacher training and 2+ years Waldorf classroom teaching experience.

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To Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume, and three references to: info@azaleamountain.org or Azalea Mountain School Hiring Committee, 587 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806

 

 

 

Spanish Teacher 

Azalea Mountain School, inspired by Waldorf education, with a unique way of teaching through the arts at developmentally appropriate stages, is currently seeking a part-time Spanish teacher for the 1st-5th grades. This position offers a generous hourly rate, Waldorf-focused mentoring, and warm support from the school community and colleagues. 

With preference for a candidate who has experience teaching Spanish in Waldorf classrooms, we seek candidates who have:

— a Spanish degree with experience living and/or studying in a Spanish-speaking country or are a native Spanish speaker

— experience teaching Spanish to groups of children

— strong classroom management

— a background in, or knowledge of and interest in Waldorf education

— teaching skills that incorporate singing, games, movement and art

— the willingness to fashion lessons in harmony with Waldorf education

— a long-term commitment to teaching at Azalea Mountain School

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To Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume, and three references to: info@azaleamountain.org or Azalea Mountain School Hiring Committee, 587 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806